News for August 30

The Amber Alert for little 17-month-old Shylin has been cancelled…
UPDATE: Police confirmed the 17-month-old has been found safe.

Bottles of Extra Strength Tylenol will soon have a new warning on their caps:
“Contains acetaminophen. Always read the label.”  “Acetaminophen overdose is one of the most common poisonings worldwide,” according to the National Institutes of Health.  It’s a pretty well-known fact, that taking too much of this pain reliever can cause severe liver damage.
The Food and Drug Administration sets the maximum limit for adults at 4,000 milligrams per day. One gel tablet of Extra Strength Tylenol contains 500 mg.  “With more than 600 (over the counter) and prescription medications containing acetaminophen on the market, this is an important step because it will help remind consumers to always read the label,” Johnson & Johnson said in a statement about the new caps, which will arrive in October.

The Second Sunday on 4th Street will be held September 8th ON Fourth Street, between
Cherry and Marshall Streets. The Event begins at 1:00pm, with a screening of “Modern Times” – an 88 Minute Movie with Charlie Chaplin, from 1936, at Aperture Cinema. A Block Party follows
at 3:00pm, with Face Painting… a Jumping Castle, and Other Children’s Activities.
The Theme of the Party will be – “Back to School” – …Nonprofit Organizations, such as
The Children’s Museum… Imprints… and, The Children’s Theatre will offer information about their various activities.

Fortune Magazine has placed Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. on its list of
“100 Fastest-Growing Companies” for 2013.  The Magazine compiled this year’s list by measuring public companies by Growth in Revenue… Profit… and, Stock Prices over the past Three Years.
The report highlighted Old Dominion’s strong financial performance in recent years, including a
21% Revenue Growth… 68% Profit Growth… and, 39% Total Return.

JOB ALERT: Unilin Flooring NC LLC is expanding again, in Thomasville, with a commitment to add at least 14 Jobs and “Go To Around-the-Clock Production.”  The company is the nation’s largest supplier of laminate flooring, selling under the Quick-Step and Pergo brands at specialty stores, distributors and home centers, and is owned by Mohawk Industries.
Unilin is accepting applications for the new positions only at
Available positions include mechanical-electrical production technicians, press inspector/back-up operator, forklift team member and press lay-up.  The main Unilin facility at Cloniger Drive in Thomasville is accepting applications for process engineer, maintenance supervisor, mechanical-electrical production technicians, forklift operators and inspectors.

CONGRATS to WAKE FOREST in their Big Win over Presbyterian 31-7 Thursday in front of
26,202 at BB&T Field.

According to AAA Carolinas, gas prices are down around 24 cents compared to last year.  The heaviest travel days: Friday and Monday.  BTW: Law enforcement officers across the state will be enforcing the “Booze it and Lose It” campaign through Monday night…

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast
Today:  Mostly Sunny… High 86…
Tonight:  Partly Cloudy… Low 67…

Saturday & Sunday:  Chance of Thunderstorms… Highs in the mid 80’s…

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